Safety and Health Consultation Program

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Consultation Services in Montana:

The Montana Safety and Health Bureau, with the Department of Labor and Industry, improves the health and safety of working conditions in Montana.

Free Consultation Program

Our free consultation program provides an on-site safety review of workplaces and job sites. Our professional staff will help employers identify and quickly address safety and health hazards to meet OSHA requirements and provide recommendations to eliminate or reduce hazards and improve the overall health and safety of employees, in both the private and public sectors.

Request a FREE Safety and Health Consultation

Or, call (406) 494-0324 to schedule a consultation or to learn more about our program!

Watch how this Montana business benefitted from a Free Consulatation

Have an OSHA Violation Complaint in the Private Sector?

If you need to file a complaint about an employer in the private sector, please contact the OSHA area office at (406) 247-7494.

  • There are no fees charged for the consultation, nor are fines or penalties levied for any safety or health hazards observed during the consultation. The consultation may include:

    • Workplace hazard assessments
    • Employee sampling to determine workplace exposures
    • Recommendations to control and eliminate safety & health hazards
    • Assistance with OSHA regulations compliance
    • Evaluation & development of safety & health programs
    • Safety & Health Management System evaluation
    • Safety & health training provided at SafetyFestMT
    • Education on the Montana Safety Culture Act requirements
    • Safety brochures and materials.

    With your cooperation and commitment, an effective consultation may reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.

  • Employers or employees, with the approval from the employer, may request this service by contacting the Montana Department of Labor & Industry Safety and Health Bureau, at (406) 494-0324.
  • Please complete the form below click the "Send Request" button. 

    Once we receive your request, the request is assigned to a consultant who contacts you to set up an appointment at a time that is convenient for you.

    All safety consultations are conducted free of charge.


  • The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) is designed to recognize employers for OSHA standards compliance and their exemplary safety and health management systems. Worksites that receive SHARP recognition are exempt from OSHA programmed inspections for up to 2 years, and subsequent renewal for up to 3 years. 
    By achieving SHARP status, you have placed yourself in an elite group of small businesses that maintain exemplary safety and health management systems. In addition:
    • Work with Montana's Safety and Health Consultation Program to identify and implement best practices
    • Develop an innovative safety and health management system
    • Boost employee morale by creating a safe, healthy workplace
    • Involve employees to continuously improve workplace conditions
    • Receive national recognition from OSHA for achieving SHARP status
    • Improve efficiency by lowering worker compensation costs
    Last Updated 1/4/22
  • To Request a Consultation Call

    406-494-0324

    Unit Supervisor/Program Manager
    Tiffany Ott                              tott@mt.gov  

    Industrial Hygienists:

    Shawn McLain                      

    Molly McNabb                      

    Drew Sheehy                     

    Kristi Witt  

    Safety & Health Specialists:                                         

    Breeina Bosch                 

    Billy Chilton                                   

    Kayla Criscuolo                      

    Chris Tacke                     

     

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